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Vanna Venturi House – Chestnut Hill, PA

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Building: Vanna Venturi House
Location: Chestnut Hill, PA
Architect: Robert Venturi
Structural Engineer: Keast and Hood Structural Engineers 
Construction: 1962-1964

AE Interest: Known as the first example of Postmodern architecture, design centered around the two vertical elements: the stair and the fireplace, architect went through 6 full designs in 6 years before constructing, design based on the ideas of Contradiction and Complexity, built for his mother.

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Written by oconnorclaire

October 25, 2018 at 9:22 am

Posted in Built

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